Infectious Diseases and Arthropods

  • Jerome Goddard

Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Arthropods and Human Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 3-26
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 27-36
  3. Major Arthropod-Borne Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 39-89
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 91-147
    4. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 149-161
    5. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 163-172
    6. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 173-195
  4. Other Arthropod-Caused or -Related Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 199-207
    3. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 219-223
    4. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 225-231
    5. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 233-244
    6. Jerome Goddard
      Pages 245-250
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 251-277

About this book


With the exception of a few tropical medicine schools worldwide, current medical education programs include almost zero discussion of the interface between infectious diseases and entomology.  That is why this book was initially published in the first edition almost 17 years ago. The third edition of this valuable infectious disease entomology book updates all existing chapters with the newest scientific developments described in the medical and entomological literature in addition to covering 10 entirely new topics not addressed in previous editions, which include:  

·         arthropod identification controversies

·         early beginnings of public health and disease control

·         red-meat allergy

·         updates on vaccine development for dengue and malaria

·         discussion of Chikungunya and Zika viruses

·         American Boutonnneuse Fever

·         the newest controversies in Lyme disease

·         recent findings of viruses in ticks

·         bed bug bite reactions

·         Morgellons disease (an imaginary infectious disease)


Chikungunya Dengue HIV Lyme disease Malaria Rocky Mountain spotted fever Virus Yellow fever emerging infectious infection infectious disease prevention Ehrlichiosis Zika

Authors and affiliations

  • Jerome Goddard
    • 1
  1. 1.Extension Professor of Medical EntomologyMississippi State UniversityMississippi StateUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-75873-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-75874-9
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